The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 72 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1679 1698 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.49% 3.83% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.69% 13.86% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1516 1622
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13231 12251 13967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.50% 27.64% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11401 10397 12240
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in London

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in London

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 408 £47,500 -1.04% 49
Bromley +7 28 £37,500 -4.45% 1
Uxbridge +10 15 £42,500 +21.42%
Docklands, London +2 12 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -14 10 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Croydon -25 8 £27,250 -33.12% 2
Brentford -5 7 £40,000 -
Barnet 0 6 £34,500 +9.52% 1
Sidcup -5 6 £51,750 +4.54% 1
Hayes - 6 £42,500 -
Ilford - 6 £22,000 -
Mayfair +7 5 £57,500 -11.53%
Dagenham -11 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Wimbledon -15 5 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Chessington - 5 £48,750 -
Hounslow -32 4 £27,500 -16.66% 2
Enfield +5 3 £37,500 +78.57%
Chiswick -5 3 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Surbiton -7 2 £31,250 -21.87%
Wembley -8 2 £30,000 -23.07% 1
Harrow -11 2 £26,000 -54.78% 2
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £31,000 -
Twickenham +4 1 £50,000 +43.88%
Edgware -1 1 £26,000 -13.33%
Barking - 1 £30,000 - 1
Isleworth - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 3465 (100.00%) Windows
2 2014 (58.12%) Active Directory
3 1798 (51.89%) VMware
4 1752 (50.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1710 (49.35%) Microsoft
6 1436 (41.44%) MS Exchange
7 1143 (32.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1125 (32.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 1043 (30.10%) SQL Server
10 974 (28.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 946 (27.30%) MS Excel
12 905 (26.12%) Citrix
13 879 (25.37%) SQL
14 867 (25.02%) Cisco
15 857 (24.73%) Finance
16 847 (24.44%) Windows 7
17 832 (24.01%) DNS
18 727 (20.98%) MS Office
19 723 (20.87%) Firewall
20 690 (19.91%) Linux
21 673 (19.42%) Microsoft Certification
22 670 (19.34%) ITIL
23 662 (19.11%) SAN
24 634 (18.30%) HP
25 611 (17.63%) DHCP
26 584 (16.85%) TCP/IP
27 564 (16.28%) Windows XP
28 551 (15.90%) IIS
29 536 (15.47%) LAN
30 509 (14.69%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1436 (41.44%) MS Exchange
2 974 (28.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 551 (15.90%) IIS
4 496 (14.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 416 (12.01%) SharePoint
6 244 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 243 (7.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 221 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 178 (5.14%) Lync
10 155 (4.47%) Apache
11 118 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 108 (3.12%) Tomcat
13 71 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 66 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
15 48 (1.39%) CMS
16 41 (1.18%) WorkSite
17 39 (1.13%) Apache Solr
18 38 (1.10%) nginx
19 33 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
20 28 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 946 (27.30%) MS Excel
2 727 (20.98%) MS Office
3 88 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.49%) MS Project
4 17 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.26%) SPSS
7 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.087%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.087%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.058%) Maya
9 2 (0.058%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.058%) InDesign
10 1 (0.029%) FastStats
10 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 61 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.38%) SAP Business One
4 11 (0.32%) Movex
5 10 (0.29%) Eikon
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.14%) SAP Retail
8 5 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.14%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.12%) SunGard AvantGard
10 3 (0.087%) Cognos Controller
10 3 (0.087%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.058%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.058%) Academy Housing
11 2 (0.058%) arcHouse
11 2 (0.058%) SalesLogix
11 2 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 195 (5.63%) Office 365
2 102 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 68 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
5 52 (1.50%) IaaS
6 42 (1.21%) SaaS
7 36 (1.04%) PaaS
8 19 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.29%) GitHub
10 8 (0.23%) Basecamp
11 4 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.058%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.029%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 832 (24.01%) DNS
2 723 (20.87%) Firewall
3 662 (19.11%) SAN
4 611 (17.63%) DHCP
5 584 (16.85%) TCP/IP
6 536 (15.47%) LAN
7 509 (14.69%) WAN
8 355 (10.25%) VPN
9 236 (6.81%) Internet
10 197 (5.69%) Wireless
11 186 (5.37%) VoIP
12 183 (5.28%) NAS
13 125 (3.61%) MPLS
14 123 (3.55%) VLAN
15 108 (3.12%) iSCSI
16 101 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
17 96 (2.77%) SSL
18 77 (2.22%) LDAP
19 74 (2.14%) SMTP
20 73 (2.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1043 (30.10%) SQL Server
2 459 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 237 (6.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 146 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 138 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 102 (2.94%) MySQL
7 91 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 73 (2.11%) Relational Database
9 51 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 48 (1.39%) Oracle Database
11 44 (1.27%) MongoDB
12 42 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (0.66%) RDBMS
16 20 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
17 19 (0.55%) OLTP
17 19 (0.55%) DTS
18 13 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 12 (0.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 80 (2.31%) Visual Studio
2 58 (1.67%) TeamCity
3 54 (1.56%) Subversion
4 53 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (1.36%) Jenkins
6 46 (1.33%) Git (software)
7 24 (0.69%) MSI
7 24 (0.69%) JIRA
8 23 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 20 (0.58%) Xcode
10 19 (0.55%) PhoneGap
11 18 (0.52%) Introscope
12 17 (0.49%) MSBuild
13 16 (0.46%) AdminStudio
14 10 (0.29%) Metasploit
15 9 (0.26%) FxCop
15 9 (0.26%) Toad
16 7 (0.20%) WebDriver
16 7 (0.20%) SpecFlow
16 7 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 857 (24.73%) Finance
2 256 (7.39%) Law
3 207 (5.97%) Banking
4 145 (4.18%) Legal
5 94 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 85 (2.45%) Financial Institution
7 77 (2.22%) Retail
8 61 (1.76%) Marketing
8 61 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 59 (1.70%) Advertising
10 38 (1.10%) Games
11 28 (0.81%) Back Office
12 26 (0.75%) Music Industry
13 20 (0.58%) Publishing
14 19 (0.55%) Automotive
15 16 (0.46%) Front Office
16 13 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.38%) Electronics
17 10 (0.29%) Cantonese Language
17 10 (0.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 726 (20.95%) Analyst
2 473 (13.65%) Support Engineer
3 426 (12.29%) Support Analyst
4 361 (10.42%) Administrator
5 319 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 267 (7.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 233 (6.72%) IT Support
8 229 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
9 207 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
10 205 (5.92%) Systems Engineer
11 159 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 153 (4.42%) Technical Support
13 141 (4.07%) Applications Support
14 123 (3.55%) Server Engineer
15 116 (3.35%) Consultant
16 107 (3.09%) Desktop Support
17 102 (2.94%) DBA
18 100 (2.89%) Developer
18 100 (2.89%) IT Support Analyst
19 90 (2.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (8.34%) .NET
2 99 (2.86%) Web Services
2 99 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 97 (2.80%) HTML
4 76 (2.19%) XML
5 64 (1.85%) CSS
6 52 (1.50%) Software Packaging
7 41 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 35 (1.01%) Application Packaging
8 35 (1.01%) HTML5
9 34 (0.98%) jQuery
9 34 (0.98%) J2EE
10 30 (0.87%) Ajax
10 30 (0.87%) LAMP
11 28 (0.81%) Middleware
12 26 (0.75%) WCF
13 23 (0.66%) WPF
14 21 (0.61%) Silverlight
15 19 (0.55%) Regular Expression
15 19 (0.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 456 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 229 (6.61%) Clustering
3 197 (5.69%) Hedge funds
4 184 (5.31%) Computer Science
5 100 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 83 (2.40%) Replication
7 69 (1.99%) iPhone
8 68 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 58 (1.67%) iPad
10 54 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
11 53 (1.53%) PDA
12 52 (1.50%) CLARiiON
13 38 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 33 (0.95%) EqualLogic
15 28 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
16 26 (0.75%) Thin Client
16 26 (0.75%) Fat Client
17 24 (0.69%) SecurID
17 24 (0.69%) Digital Media
18 22 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3465 (100.00%) Windows
2 1752 (50.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1125 (32.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 847 (24.44%) Windows 7
5 690 (19.91%) Linux
6 564 (16.28%) Windows XP
7 232 (6.70%) Windows 8
8 188 (5.43%) UNIX
9 169 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 150 (4.33%) Solaris
11 117 (3.38%) Mac OS X
12 93 (2.68%) Windows Vista
13 83 (2.40%) Android
14 74 (2.14%) Debian
15 69 (1.99%) Mac OS
16 62 (1.79%) CentOS
17 61 (1.76%) Apple iOS
18 60 (1.73%) Ubuntu
19 36 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
20 34 (0.98%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (19.34%) ITIL
2 189 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 180 (5.19%) Migration
4 155 (4.47%) Service Delivery
5 151 (4.36%) Change Management
6 131 (3.78%) Project Management
7 118 (3.41%) CRM
8 117 (3.38%) Service Management
9 105 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
10 102 (2.94%) E-Commerce
10 102 (2.94%) Load Balancing
11 100 (2.89%) Incident Management
12 86 (2.48%) DevOps
13 85 (2.45%) Problem Management
14 76 (2.19%) Business Intelligence
15 73 (2.11%) PRINCE2
16 70 (2.02%) Asset Management
17 65 (1.88%) Configuration Management
18 61 (1.76%) Release Management
19 57 (1.65%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 879 (25.37%) SQL
2 509 (14.69%) PowerShell
3 198 (5.71%) C#
4 159 (4.59%) Perl
5 144 (4.16%) Java
6 126 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 98 (2.83%) VBScript
8 81 (2.34%) VB
9 80 (2.31%) Bash Shell
9 80 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 75 (2.16%) C
11 60 (1.73%) PHP
12 41 (1.18%) Python
13 37 (1.07%) Ruby
14 25 (0.72%) C++
15 24 (0.69%) Shell Script
16 22 (0.63%) VB.NET
17 21 (0.61%) VBA
18 20 (0.58%) Objective-C
19 18 (0.52%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 673 (19.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 473 (13.65%) Degree
3 433 (12.50%) MCSE
4 297 (8.57%) MCITP
5 271 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
6 222 (6.41%) CCNA
7 211 (6.09%) MCSA
8 142 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 138 (3.98%) MCP
10 129 (3.72%) MCTS
11 73 (2.11%) CCNP
12 65 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
13 57 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
14 41 (1.18%) CCA
15 29 (0.84%) A+ Certification
15 29 (0.84%) Security Cleared
16 27 (0.78%) VCP5
16 27 (0.78%) PhD
17 26 (0.75%) VCAP
18 20 (0.58%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (4.76%) SLA
2 100 (2.89%) QA
3 27 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 2014 (58.12%) Active Directory
2 1143 (32.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 410 (11.83%) Hyper-V
4 391 (11.28%) vSphere
5 382 (11.02%) XenApp
6 246 (7.10%) VMware ESX
7 155 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
8 125 (3.61%) XenDesktop
9 91 (2.63%) XenServer
10 66 (1.90%) Terminal Services
11 63 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
12 50 (1.44%) UAG
13 48 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
14 43 (1.24%) MetaFrame
14 43 (1.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 40 (1.15%) VMware Server
16 34 (0.98%) Varnish
17 31 (0.89%) Samba
18 30 (0.87%) KVM
19 29 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 333 (9.61%) SCCM
2 201 (5.80%) SCOM
3 155 (4.47%) Backup Exec
4 151 (4.36%) NetBackup
5 113 (3.26%) Puppet
6 112 (3.23%) WSUS
7 74 (2.14%) Nagios
8 73 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 46 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
10 41 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
11 38 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 34 (0.98%) ZABBIX
13 33 (0.95%) Kibana
13 33 (0.95%) StatsD
13 33 (0.95%) logstash
14 30 (0.87%) HP SIM
15 28 (0.81%) HAProxy
16 26 (0.75%) MOM
17 24 (0.69%) ARCserve
18 20 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1798 (51.89%) VMware
2 1710 (49.35%) Microsoft
3 905 (26.12%) Citrix
4 867 (25.02%) Cisco
5 634 (18.30%) HP
6 255 (7.36%) NetApp
7 251 (7.24%) Red Hat
8 245 (7.07%) Oracle
9 238 (6.87%) Symantec
10 216 (6.23%) EMC
11 186 (5.37%) Dell
12 173 (4.99%) CheckPoint
13 160 (4.62%) Juniper
14 123 (3.55%) Bloomberg
15 103 (2.97%) Apple
16 91 (2.63%) Reuters
17 81 (2.34%) SolarWinds
18 80 (2.31%) IBM
19 72 (2.08%) Mitel
20 68 (1.96%) Veeam
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
@ITS
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £57,000 per annum plus great Benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 30-40K + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday